Echinophoria Sacco 1890 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative spellings: Phalium (Echinophoria), Semicassis (Echinophoria)

Synonyms: Bathygalea Woodring and Olsson 1957, Bathygalea (Miogalea) Woodring and Olsson 1957, Euspinacassis Finlay 1926, Mariacassia Petuch 1988, Mariacassis Petuch 1988, Miogalea Woodring and Olsson 1957, Shichiheia Hatai and Nisiyama 1949, Trachydolium Howe 1926

Parent taxon: Phaliinae according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 2005, Beu 2008, Beu et al. 1990, Garvie 2013, Kanno 1973, Ladd 1977, Marasti 1973, Petuch 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Todd 2001 and Wilson 1993

Sister taxa: Kahua, Phalium, Semicassis

Subtaxa: Bathygalea (Bathygalea) Echinophoria bituberculosa Echinophoria caelatura Echinophoria carnosa Echinophoria coronadoi Echinophoria dalli Echinophoria etchuensis Echinophoria famulans Echinophoria hadra Echinophoria intermedium Echinophoria pilsbryi Echinophoria pollens Echinophoria trituberculata Echinophoria woodringi Echinophoria wyvillei Euspinacassis muricata

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (7), Panama (3), Spain (4), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Chile (1), Colombia (3), the Dominican Republic (1), France (1), Germany (26), Grenada (5), Italy (2), Japan (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (19), United States (2: Alaska, Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Denmark (3), Germany (1), Panama (4)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (9: Oregon)

• Eocene of United States (15: Oregon, Washington)

Total: 116 collections including 117 occurrences

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